Excellent Education For Everyone
The plan reportedly called for some long-struggling schools to be closed and their students sent elsewhere. Other schools with low enrollment could be consolidated.
New Jersey students were among the best in the nation by such standards as test scores and graduation rates, but the public schools were also among the nation’s most expensive to run.
Booker appeared in Manhattan on Monday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at the “Education Nation” Summit.
The money hasn’t even arrived, but it’s already creating a buzz in Newark, where three out of five third-graders can’t read and write at their grade level.
Talk about picking up some new friend requests.